Written by an award-winning naval architecture author and former vice-president of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), the fifth edition of Introduction to Naval Architecture has been fully updated to take in advances in the field and is ideal both for those approaching the subject for the first time and those looking to update or refresh their knowledge on areas outside of their direct expertise. View more >
- Provides a perfect introduction to naval architecture for newcomers to the field and a compact overview for related marine professionals needing a working knowledge of the area
- Updated to cover key developments including double-hulled tankers and the increased use of computational methods and modeling in ship design
- Draws on the experience of renowned naval architecture author Eric Tupper to provide extensive scope and authoritative detail, all in an accessible and approachable style
Novice naval architects, marine engineers and other marine industry professionals needing an introduction to and working knowledge of naval architecture. Students of naval architecture and marine engineering; Ship crew working towards certificated command and engineering positions in merchant and naval sectors; Ship surveyors and related technical/engineering groups.